The following people within our Counties Manukau community will soon receive invitations to be vaccinated:
Older Maaori and Pacific people being cared for by whaanau, the people they live with, and their carers. Those that live in South Auckland and are aged 65 and over.
The Ministry of Health is requiring everyone in the Papatoetoe High School community – students, staff, students’ brothers and sisters and all household members – to stay at home. Students and staff who got tested BEFORE Monday, 22 February, are asked to get tested again.
With our move back to Alert Level 1, visitor screening is no longer taking place at Counties Manukau Health facilities.
Health authorities in Auckland are asking residents to be vigilant and follow public health advice following the three new positive cases of COVID-19 in the city, which has led to a short term return to Alert Level 3.
Latest News 12 February | Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced today that New Zealand’s first batch of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is set to arrive in New Zealand next week subject to transportation plans and quality temperature control. “Our first priority is our border workers, followed by their household contacts.
Latest News 3 February I Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has welcomed Medsafe’s provisional approval of New Zealand’s first COVID-19 vaccine. “The provisional approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine is a positive step in New Zealand’s fight against COVID-19.
Visitor screening is no longer taking place at Counties Manukau Health facilities as this is not required at Alert Level 1.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) is investigating a positive COVID-19 test result from a person who recently travelled from overseas, completed their stay in managed isolation in a facility in Auckland, and returned two negative tests as part of routine testing.
Latest News 26 November 2020 | As COVID-19 continues to spread globally, the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Auckland has donated 6000 face masks to Counties Manukau Health.
Media Release 17 November 2020 - Health Quality and Safety Commission | Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield is among those thanking health care workers for their compassion and commitment during the recent crises in the health and disability sector, including the COVID-19 lockdown and ongoing response.